chrome plating

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chrome plating

[¦krōm ¦plād·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
A thin plate of chromium deposited by electrolysis on a corrodible metal, giving a bright, metallic surface which is highly resistant to tarnish; used to coat automobile trimming, bathroom fixtures, and many household and other articles. Also known as chromium coating; chromium plating.
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The flights are manufactured of stainless steel and are hard chrome plated. The shafts are made of chrome moly steel and are often hard chrome plated as well.
All surfaces that come in contact with the melt should be chrome plated, notes Jim Murphy, Davis-Standard's business area manager for pipe, profile, and tubing.
chrome plated all of the internal surfaces of the die and flash plated the outside to prevent rust.
Rubber molds are often chrome plated to reduce wear (and improve release) while mixer rotors are generally stellite coated.